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Course Description

Mathematics - MATH 45

Basic Mathematics (4-0) 4 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

The topics covered in this course include arithmetic with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages and proportions. In addition, several topics from geometry are included.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Minimum test score of 11 ACT, 15 SAT or 23 CPT (Arithmetic). Competence with addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers without the aid of a calculator.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Calculate sums, differences, products and quotients involving fractions.
  • Solve ax = b and x + a = b where a and b are whole numbers, fractions, or decimals.
  • Convert between fraction, decimal, and percent forms of a number.
  • Compare quantities using ratios or unit rates.
  • Solve consumer applications.
  • Calculate sums, differences, products and quotients involving decimals.
  • Solve proportion problems.
  • Solve percentage problems.
  • Apply the order of operations procedure.
  • Apply mathematical terminology, such as sum, product, difference, quotient, commutative, associative, factor, multiple, prime, etc.
  • Calculate perimeters of polygons and circumference of a circle.
  • Calculate areas of rectangles, triangles and circles.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2018; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

 045113000Basic Mathematics 4Gueorguiev E$12.005/28/0OpenM W  10:00 AM-11:54 AM LA110
 045113001Basic Mathematics 4Schmansky P$12.004/31/0OpenT R  12:00 PM-01:54 PM BTC160
 045113002Basic Mathematics 4Miller M$12.0017/28/0OpenM W  08:00 AM-09:54 AM LA100
 045113013Basic Mathematics 4Hu Z$12.0010/28/0OpenT R  04:00 PM-05:54 PM LA100
 045113047Basic Mathematics 4Ibrahim S$12.0023/28/0OpenM W  03:00 PM-04:54 PM LA110
 045113051Basic Mathematics 4Ibrahim S$12.0012/28/0OpenM W  07:00 PM-08:54 PM LA100
 045113104Basic Mathematics 4Schmansky P$12.009/31/0OpenM W  02:00 PM-03:54 PM BTC350
 045113134Basic Mathematics 4Massarelli N$12.0015/28/0OpenT R  02:00 PM-03:54 PM LA100
 045113156Basic Mathematics 4Hu Z$12.0014/28/0OpenT R  06:00 PM-07:54 PM LA110
 045216143Basic Mathematics 4Carley D$12.007/30/0OpenT R  10:30 AM-12:24 PM RC660
 045216258Basic Mathematics 4Roupas K$12.0014/31/0OpenM W  05:00 PM-06:54 PM RC280